Bustos Applauds President For Protecting Social Security In His Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement applauding President Obama’s decision to not include Social Security benefit cuts in his Fiscal Year 2016 Budget proposal. Last month, Bustos sent a letter urging the President to stand with seniors and middle class families and reject the chained Consumer Price Index (CPI) […]

YEAR IN REVIEW MEMO: Bustos Continues Fighting for the Right Priorities during Second Year in Office

SUBJ: Bustos Continues Fighting for the Right Priorities during Second Year in Office DATE: December 19th, 2014 During her second year in office, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos fought hard for the issues that matter most to the people of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. Building on her work from 2013, she continued to make the economy of […]

Bustos Applauds Senate Passage Of IPACE Bill, Urges House To Take Action

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded the Senate’s passage of the Improper Payments Agency Cooperation Enhancement Act (IPACE Act), the companion version of bipartisan legislation introduced by Bustos in November of 2013 to curb improper government payments to deceased individuals. Following Senate passage, Bustos called on her colleagues in the House to take action to […]

Bustos Renews Call For Action On IPACE Act Following New Report Of $100 Billion In Misspent Tax Dollars

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, following a recent report that showed the government made $100 billion in improper payments last year alone, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reiterated her call for Congress to pass her bipartisan bill to curb improper payments and save the government from wastefully spending billions of dollars in taxpayer money each year.  “This […]